お祖母さん

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  • ()祖母(ばあ)()()
    おばあさん (obaasan)

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  • usually written using kana alonenoun
    grandmother
    • see also: 
    • usu. お祖母さん
  • usually written using kana alone
    old woman, female senior citizen
    • see also: 
    • usu. お婆さん
  • oude vrouw, oudje, besje, grootmoeder, grootmoe, grootmama, grootma, oma, {inform.} grootje
    • grand-mère
      • femme âgée, femme du troisième âge
        • Großmutter, Oma, alte Frau, Greisin
          • nagyanya
            • 1) бабушка, 2) старушка, бабушка
              • babica
                • abuela, anciana, abuela
                  • anciana

                    Family

                    List of words related to family.

                    Family names in Japanese

                    EnglishJapanese
                    👪 Family
                    👨 Father  
                    👩 Mother  
                    👴 Grandfather
                    👵 Grandmother
                    👦🏼 Grandchild
                    👦 Big brother
                    👧 Big sister
                    👶 Little brother
                    👶🏼 Little sister
                    👦👧 Siblings
                    🤵 Husband
                    👰 Wife
                    👶🏻 Child
                    👦🏻 Son
                    👧🏻 Daughter
                    🐶 Pet
                    👨🏻 Uncle
                    👩🏻 Aunt
                    Cousin
                    Relative

                    Kanji in this word

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                    • 9 strokes

                      ancestor, pioneer, founder

                    • 5 strokes

                      mother

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                    • Japanese sentence

                      お祖母さんが座布団の上にちんまりとすわっていました。 

                      Sentence analysis
                      Translation

                      The old woman was snugly sitting on a cushion.


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                    • Japanese sentence

                      ジョンのおばあさんは長い間病に伏せていたが、亡くなった。 

                      Sentence analysis
                      Translation

                      John's grandmother passed away after a long illness.

                      La grand-mère de Jean est décédée après une longue maladie.

                      John nagyanyja hosszú betegség után hunyt el.

                      Бабушка Джона умерла после долгой болезни.


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